Submission Guidelines

We welcome submissions of narrative nonfiction, literary fiction, cultural criticism, medicine, health, psychology, psychiatry, memoir and young adult fiction. We do not represent poetry, middle grade, or children's books. 

 

To send a query to Beth Vesel, please email her assistant, Callie Deitrick, at callie.deitrick@bvlit.com.

Due to the high volume of submissions received, we regretfully can only respond to the projects we are interested in pursuing.

 

Please follow the query guidelines below:

 

  • For fiction submissions, please submit a cover letter, an informative synopsis, and the first 15 pages of your manuscript.

  • For nonfiction submissions, please submit a cover letter detailing your idea, a complete outline, and the first 5 pages of your manuscript.